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Juhun Lee, PhD

Assistant Professor

Interest (in 3 to 10 words): Quantitative image analysis

B.S. in Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Yonsei University, Seoul, S. Korea
Medical / Graduate School Ph. D. and M.S.E. in Electrical & Computer Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, USA
Clinical / Post-doctoral Fellowship Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Radiology, The University of Pittsburgh
Current American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), Full member (2014-present)
SPIE Medical Imaging, Early Career Professional member (2015-present)
& Programs
Digital Imaging
Clinical Interest
Research Interest Deep Learning/Radiomics:
o Early detection of breast cancer using deep learning algorithms on mammograms
o Quantitative analysis of breast tumor types
o Developing computer-aided diagnostic tools for designated breast CT
o Developing personalized breast screening tools

Image processing:
o Developing segmentation algorithms for mammograms and breast CT
Selected Publications   1. Lee J, Nishikawa RM, Reiser I, Boone JM. Relationship between computer segmentation performance and computer classification performance in breast CT: A simulation study using RGI segmentation and LDA classification. Medical Physics. 2018 Aug 1;45(8):36503656.
2. Lee J, Nishikawa RM, Reiser I, Boone JM. Neutrosophic segmentation of breast lesions for dedicated breast computed tomography. Journal of Medical Imaging. 2018 Mar;5(1):014505.
3. Lee J, Nishikawa RM. Automated mammographic breast density estimation using a fully convolutional network. Medical Physics. 2018 Mar 1;45(3):11781190.
4. Lee J, Nishikawa RM, Ingrid R, Margarita ZL, John BM. Lack of agreement between radiologists: implications for image-based model observers. Journal of Medical Imaging. 2017;4(2):025502.
5. Lee J, Ku B, Combs PD, Da Silveira AC, Markey MK. Quantitative Anthropometric Measures of Facial Appearance of Healthy Hispanic/Latino White Children: Establishing Reference Data for Care of Cleft Lip With or Without Cleft Palate. 3D Research. 2017 May 4;8(2):19.
6. Lee J, Nishikawa RM, Reiser I, Boone JM. Optimal reconstruction and quantitative image features for Computer-Aided Diagnosis tools for breast CT. Medical Physics. 2017 May 1;44(5):18461856.
7. Lee J, Nishikawa RM, Reiser I, Boone JM, Lindfors KK. Local curvature analysis for classifying breast tumors: Preliminary analysis in dedicated breast CT. Medical Physics. 2015 Sep 1;42(9):54795489.
8. Lee J, Kim E, Reece GP, Crosby MA, Beahm EK, Markey MK. Automated calculation of ptosis on lateral clinical photographs. J Eval Clin Pract. 2015 Oct 1;21(5):900910.
9. Lee J, Fingeret MC, Bovik AC, Reece GP, Skoracki RJ, Hanasono MM, Markey MK. Eigen-disfigurement model for simulating plausible facial disfigurement after reconstructive surgery. BMC Medical Imaging. 2015 Mar 27;15(1):12.
10. Lee J, Teo I, Guindani M, Reece GP, Markey MK, Fingeret MC. Associations between psychosocial functioning and smiling intensity in patients with head and neck cancer. Psychology, Health & Medicine. 2015 May 19;20(4):469476.
11. Lee J, Chen S, Reece GP, Crosby MA, Beahm EK, Markey MK. A Novel Quantitative Measure of Breast Curvature Based on Catenary. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering. 2012 Apr;59(4):11151124.
12. Kawale M, Lee J, Leung SY, Fingeret MC, Reece GP, Crosby MA, Beahm EK, Markey MK, Merchant FA. 3D Symmetry Measure Invariant to Subject Pose During Image Acquisition. Breast Cancer (Auckl). 2011 Jun 9;5:131142. PMCID: PMC3140267
13. Lee J, Kawale M, Merchant FA, Weston J, Fingeret MC, Ladewig D, Reece GP, Crosby MA, Beahm EK, Markey MK. Validation of Stereophotogrammetry of the Human Torso. Breast Cancer (Auckl). 2011 Feb 15;5:1525. PMCID: PMC3076012
Honors and  
Editors Choice (formerly Editors Pick), Medical Physics, 2017
Editors Pick, Medical Physics, 2015
Professional Development Award, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012
New Investigator Award, Central Texas Clinical Research Forum, 2010
High honors student, Yonsei University, 2006
Honors student, Yonsei University, 2005
PubMed Publications   See a listing of publications on PubMed, a service of the National Library of medicine.